PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income with deep expertise across public and private markets. We invest our clients' capital across a range of fixed income and credit opportunities, leveraging our decades of experience navigating complex debt markets. Our flexible capital base and deep relationships with issuers have helped us become one of the world's largest providers of traditional and nontraditional solutions for companies that need financing and investors who seek strong risk-adjusted returns.
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Role Summary: The Financial Associate will be responsible for developing budgets, forecasts, and financials models that support the company's strategic goals and help in making informed business decisions. This role will be part of a small team responsible for preparing accruals, analyzing, budgeting, and forecasting for meaningful compensation expense programs.
The ideal candidate should possess the ability to handle confidential information with discretion and effectively manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. They should be self-motivated, innovative, and solution-oriented, with strong communication and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail, accountability, and flexibility are crucial attributes for success in this role.
Responsibilities: The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ??? Perform calculations and prepare accurate accrual entries for compensation-related expenses as part of the monthly Accounting close process. ??? Collaborate closely with the Accounting and HR departments to ensure the accurate reconciliation of various compensation-related payments. ??? Support budgeting, forecasting, and reporting activities by assisting in the analysis and preparation of department operating expenses. ??? Prepare monthly reports, conduct detailed analysis, and provide valuable insights in a timely manner. ??? Assist in the documentation and maintenance of policies and procedures to ensure compliance and efficient operations. ??? Proactively identify and implement opportunities for process improvement to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. ??? Undertake special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis, and any other duties as assigned to contribute to the success of the team and organization.
About You: If the following qualities resonate with you, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. At PIMCO, we offer a dynamic work environment where you will have the chance to make a meaningful impact: ??? Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment. ??? Apply critical thinking skills to approach problem-solving from a comprehensive perspective. ??? Possess a curious and proactive mentality, being a quick learner and adaptable to acquiring new processes, concepts, and skills. ??? Exhibit flexibility in adapting to shifting priorities, managing deadlines, and supporting multifaceted initiatives in a fast-paced environment. ??? Display outstanding organizational skills, including the ability to multitask and handle competing priorities effectively. ??? Deliver assigned responsibilities with meticulous attention to detail and use effective interpersonal and communication skills. ??? Embrace change and new technology, being proactive in finding opportunities for process improvement. ??? Embody PIMCO's values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility, and Excellence, which drive our dedication to delivering the best to our clients and each other.
Position Requirements: ??? Minimum three years of experience as a Financial Analyst or in a similar role. ??? Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. ??? Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel with expertise in using PIVOT tables, VLOOKUP, and higher-level functions. ??? Experience with Oracle EPM Cloud Planning, Alteryx, Python, and ERP systems like SAP is highly desired. ??? Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion while maintaining confidentiality. ??? Strong analytical and critical thinking skills for effective and autonomous problem-solving. ??? Excellent written and verbal communication skills to engage professionally with individuals at all levels. ??? Strong commitment to delivering high-quality work accurately and on time. ??? Effective in responding to inquiries from management and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external contacts. ??? Strong sense of urgency, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks with strict deadlines. ??? Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment while also being self-sufficient in achieving business objectives.
PIMCO follows a total compensation approach when rewarding employees which includes a base salary and a discretionary bonus. Base salary is the fixed component of compensation that is determined by core job responsibilities, relevant experience, internal level, and market factors. The discretionary bonus is used to award performance and therefore is determined by company, business, team, and individual performance.
Salary Range: $ 81,000.00 - $ 89,000.00
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